A ranking of 250 jobs, according to ''Jobs Rated Almanac.''

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1. Web site manager

2. Actuary

3. Computer Systems Analyst

4. Software engineer

5. Mathematician

6. Computer programmer

7. Accountant

8. Industrial engineer

9. Hospital administrator

10. Web developer

11. Paralegal assistant

12. Parole officer

13. Meteorologist

14. Technical writer

15. Medical secretary

16. Medical technologist

17. Financial planner

18. Medical laboratory technician

19. Astronomer

20. Historian

21. Postal inspector

22. Dental hygienist

23. Biologist

24. Insurance underwriter

25. Sociologist

26. Urban/regional planner

27. Physiologist

28. Bank officer

29. Broadcast technician

30. Agency director

31. Dental laboratory technician

32. Statistician

33. Motion picture editor

34. Audiologist

35. Industrial engineer

36. Nuclear engineer

37. Vocational counselor

38. Computer service technician

39. Optometrist

40. Medical records technician

41. Dietitian

42. Physicist

43. Political scientist

44. Federal judge

45. Mechanical engineer

46. Speech pathologist

47. Pharmacist

48. Occupational therapist

49. Publication editor

50. Economist

51. Protestant minister

52. Aerospace engineer

53. Philosopher

54. Electrical engineer

55. Purchasing agent

56. Chiropractor

57. Geologist

58. Psychologist

59. Podiatrist

60. Attorney

61. Electrical technician

62. Oceanographer

63. Television/radio newswriter

64. Chemist

65. Physical therapist

66. Petroleum engineer

67. Executive search consultant

68. Anthropologist

69. Tax examiner/collector

70. Civil engineer

71. Market research analyst

72. Personnel recruiter

73. Newscaster

74. Military officer

75. Advertising account executive

76. Optician

77. Architectural drafter

78. Musical instrument repairer

79. Engineering technician

80. Flight attendant

81. Computer consultant

82. General practice physician

83. Jeweler

84. School principal

85. Agricultural scientist

86. Dentist

87. Cashier

88. Symphony conductor

89. Computer operator

90. Public relations executive

91. Zoologist

92. Bookbinder

93. Archaeologist

94. Stenographer/court reporter

95. Senior corporate executive

96. Antique dealer

97. Military/Warrant officer

98. Respiratory therapist

99. Typist/word processor

100. Airplane pilot

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101. Florist

102. Catholic priest

103. Museum curator

104. Secretary

105. Ticket agent

106. Barber

107. Shipping/receiving clerk

108. Librarian

109. Guard

110. Photographic/process worker

111. Teacher's aide

112. Lithographer/photoengraver

113. Occupational safety/health inspector

114. Appliance repairer

115. Receptionist

116. College professors

117. Author

118. Hotel manager

119. Commercial artist

120. Bookkeeper

121. Set designer

122. Conservationist

123. File clerk

124. Stockbroker

125. Psychiatrist

126. Piano tuner

127. Social worker

128. Bank teller

129. Orthodontist

130. Sports instructor

131. Veterinarian

132. Insurance agent

133. Physician assistant

134. Telephone installer/repairer

135. Surgeon

136. Waiter/waitress

137. Child care worker

138. Industrial machine repairer

139. Fashion designer

140. Rabbi

141. Wholesale sales representative

142. Forklift operator

143. Registered nurse

144. Architect

145. Fashion model

146. Cosmetologist

147. Communications equipment mechanic

148. Home economist

149. Photographer

150. Vending machine repairer

151. Office machine repairer

152. Automobile body repairer

153. Disk jockey

154. Janitor

155. Musician

156. Undertaker

157. Maid

158. Osteopath

159. Nurse's aide

160. Military/enlisted personnel

161. Heating/refrigeration mechanic

162. NCAA basketball coach

163. Sewage plant operator

164. Teacher

165. Singer

166. Stationary engineer

167. Electrical equipment repairer

168. Bus driver

169. Telephone operator

170. Highway patrol officer

171. Mail carrier

172. Cook/chef

173. Furniture upholsterer

174. Correction officer

175. Real estate agent

176. Newspaper reporter

177. Chauffeur

178. Advertising salesperson

179. Bartender

180. Astronaut

181. Licensed practical nurse

182. Recreation worker

183. Compositor/typesetter

184. Emergency medical technician

185. Race car driver

186. Buyer

187. Tool-and-die maker

188. Mayor

189. Aircraft mechanic

190. Congressman/Senator

191. Travel agent

192. Construction foreman

193. Railroad conductor

194. Automobile assembler

195. Precision assembler

196. Photojournalist

197. Police officer

198. Air traffic controller

199. Artist

200. Shoemaker/repair

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201. Jockey

202. Major league baseball player

203. Dressmaker

204. Carpet installer

205. NBA basketball player

206. Machinist

207. Retail salesperson

208. Surveyor

209. Dairy farmer

210. Plumber

211. NFL football player

212. Electrician

213. Dishwasher

214. Major league baseball umpire

215. Plasterer

216. Firefighter

217. Automobile mechanic

218. Actor

219. Machine tool operator

220. Auto sales

221. Painter

222. Glazier

223. Nuclear plant decontamination technician

224. Drillpress operator

225. Drywall applicator/finisher

226. Choreographer

227. Welder

228. Butcher

229. President of the United States

230. Truck driver

231. Construction machinery operator

232. Bricklayer

233. Farmer

234. Ironworker

235. Stevedore

236. Meter reader

237. Carpenter

238. Boilermaker

239. Automobile painter

240. Garbage collector

241. Seaman

242. Roofer

243. Taxi driver

244. Sheet metal worker

245. Dancer

246. Cowboy

247. Construction worker

248. Fisherman

249. Lumberjack

250. Roustabout/Oil field laborer


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